Teaching

Report says international graduate enrollments were down for the second straight year last year, after a period of significant growth

Report says international graduate enrollments were down for the second straight year last year, after a period of significant growth. Experts said it's hard to ignore the Trump factor.

She spoke out against the termination of her campus's only mental health counselor. A student died, and she got canned.

She spoke out against the termination of her campus's only mental health counselor. A student died, and she got canned. Now this professor is suing Florida Poly for infringing on her protected speech.

Mindset List reminds you what the new students have and have never experienced

Want to know what the new frosh have never experienced? Or have always known? Want to feel old? It's that time of year again.

New analysis of English departments says numbers of majors are way down since 2012 but it's not a death sentence for departments

Report documents decline in numbers of majors but growth in new tracks. Of the specializations within major, writing is doing relatively well, and literature not so much.

Wisconsin Supreme Court says Marquette must reinstate professor it wanted to fire

Wisconsin Supreme Court sides with a Marquette professor in a widely followed case involving academic freedom and professional responsibilities toward students.

Rate My Professors ditches its chili pepper "hotness" quotient

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Rate My Professors ditches its chili pepper "hotness" rating after professors criticize the teacher-rating website for contributing to a poor academic climate for women.

Savannah State professors object to new, unwritten policy linking DFW grades to teaching effectiveness

Savannah State professors object to a new, unwritten policy judging their teaching effectiveness by how many D or F grades they give.

Most institutions say they value teaching but how they assess it tells a different story

Most institutions say they value teaching. But how they assess it tells a different story. University of Southern California has stopped using student evaluations of teaching in promotion decisions in favor of peer-review model. Oregon seeks to end quantitative evaluations of teaching for holistic model.

Student's protest of acting professor's comments about 'short shorts' spark conversations whether it's ever OK to comment on students' attire

A student's protest of an acting professor's comments about her "short shorts" sparks conversations about dress codes -- and whether it's ever OK for faculty members to comment on students' attire.

Ohio State professor's technology ban finds positive reaction and results

At an institution that prides itself on its use of technology, one professor goes in the opposite direction -- banning all electronic devices in his classes.

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